Eddy Bergman has a cool tutorial on getting that flashback look that you may have seen in the Bourne Identity and other films in the series. He uses Adobe After Effects and RE:Vision Effects ReelSmart Motion Blur to give it a convincing look.
A new one from Andrew and Company, just in time for Tutorial Tuesday at Toolfarm. He shows how to create a dynamic spectral animation without using any party plug-ins.
Steve Holyhead’s engaging presentation shed light on three everyday VFX problems, Pan & Zoom, Beauty Pass, and Transitions, which he solves using an array of filters from the BCC 8 AVX package.
Highlights included: a Ken Burns style pan & zoom with no key framing needed (!); a 1-2-3 step approach (BCC Smooth Tone, BCC Film Glow & BCC Film Grain) to giving your talent that Hollywood glow; and the power of BCC transitions - quick, easy, and versatile.
Plus, get a sneak peak of the soon-to-be released BCC v8.2 AVX with up to 100% improvement in render time, the additions of lots more “green dot” effects, and enhanced real-time performance.
Create a 3D set extension with fog using Stock Footage. Use Camera Tracker to matchmove inside of AE.
Video Tutorial of the Sapphire Blur effect for After Effects. There are many kinds of blurs in the Sapphire package including Blur, BlurChroma, BlurChannels, BlurDirectional and BlurMotion. This tutorial is useful for all Sapphire hosts.
Video Tutorial of the Sapphire Convolve effect for After Effects. Convolve convolves a source image with a given kernel image. This tutorial is useful for all host of Sapphire.
Animate Text and graphic elements using Videocopilot TWITCH and digieffects DAMAGE.
Intro Tutorial on digieffects Depth plugin. Author: Dustin Klein
In this tutorial Harry Frank demonstrates how to take a regular, run-of-the-mill shot and turn it into something beautiful and moody, straight out of a fairytale. You'll learn how to set up a down-and-dirty 3D track, add volumetric light and dust to a live action shot, and then finish it with some simulated camera lens blur.